PFA Scotland have hit at Charles Green accusing him of “deliberately misrepresenting” the contract situation of departing players in letters to English clubs.
The chief executive of Sevco Scotland, which is applying for SFA membership to play as Rangers, has written to league clubs claiming players who objected to transfer their contracts to his company were in breach.
The union disagrees, adding they believe the players to be free agents under employment law.
The organisation confirmed that the SFA had rejected to issue the registration of one player, believed to be Jamies Ness, to an English Premier League club. The matter will now be referred to the world governing body FIFA.
PFA Scotland lawyer, Margaret Gribbon of Bridge Litigation, said: “The club in question disputes the rejection and will now write to FIFA seeking their intervention. “We expect a speedy response from FIFA.”
She added: "I have been furnished with a copy of Mr Green's letter sent to English clubs in their top two divisions and consider that it amounts to an attempt to deliberately misrepresent my clients' position.
"I have therefore today sent a detailed letter to the clubs setting out the facts and repeating our very firm legal view that Mr Green's allegations of breach of contract are entirely without legal merit.
"My clients are free agents and I am pleased to note that several Premier League clubs have already made applications to the SFA for International Transfer Certificates indicating that they attach little weight to Mr Green's assertion that Sevco is entitled to seek damages for breach of contract."
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